'Lady Elsie May ™' rose Description
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Orange-pink Shrub.Registration name: AngelsieExhibition name:
Lady Elsie May ™
Orange-pink. Moderate, rose fragrance. 8 to 14 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, dense, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape. Heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant.. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
United States - Patent No: PP 15,763 on 17 May 2005 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/075,873 on 13 Feb 2002
By cross pollination of the variety known as `Repandia` (an unpatented light pink shrub rose, W. Kordes' Sohne, 1982) with the variety known as `Gruss an Angeln` (an unpatented medium red hybrid tea rose, Noack Rosen, 1986),
Ploidy determination by David Zlesak.